J C Sum

About J C Sum

Who is it?: Magician
Birth Day: December 05, 1976
Birth Place: Singapore, Singaporean
Birth Sign: Capricorn
Residence: Singapore
Occupation: Illusionist, Illusion designer, Creative Entrepreneur
Website: jcsum.com

J C Sum Net Worth

J C Sum was born on December 05, 1976 in Singapore, Singaporean, is Magician. J.C Sum is a Singaporean magician and illusion designer. He is a world record holder and is widely considered as one of the best magicians in Asia. His love affair with magic began when he was just 12 years old and the young Sum devoured all the information he could. In just four short years he learned enough to start landing professional gigs. Even though he showed high potential, he still focused on school and his duty to serve in the national military. He did magic part-time throughout his service and his time at college, before finally taking magic full-time by dropping out of college. Early on in his career he partnered with "Magic Babe" Ning and the duo has gone on to become the most successful team in magic. Their equal partnership has also re-defined the gender roles within magic. Sum has established three world records, published several books, and lectures around the world teaching his craft. The pair also owns a business that is geared towards magic shows for children
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💰 Net worth: Under Review

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J C has achieved several records and awarded numerous awards including:



J C performed his first show in 1993 for a children’s party. Since then J C has performed around the world as a stage Magician and illusionist for corporate & special events, showrooms and luxury cruise liners.


In 1998, his "One-Man-Parade" was published in the March issue of The Linking Ring, the official publication of the International Brotherhood of Magicians. This collection of original magic effects earned him two coveted Linking Ring Awards the next year.


J C's first television break came in the 2004 President's Star Charity where he performed a series of illusions including his 'Crystal Striptease' illusion with former radio personality Jamie Yeo (now with ESPN Sports Asia), a personalized card routine of the President of Singapore, S.R. Nathan, and finally making a car appear along with Singapore Sports Olympians. Together with a host of local celebrities, the show raised S$2.83 mil for various beneficiaries.


In 2006, J C starred in Singapore's first street magic television series, as part of Jack Neo's popular Top Fun variety show for Channel 8, MediaCorp Studios. The series was created specifically for J C by MediaCorp Studios. The segments were subsequently compiled and released as a VCD/ DVD titled Street Illusions, distributed by TS Group in Singapore and Malaysia. The same year, he also appeared in 3 episodes of a variety television show performing street magic for the Shanghai Oriental Television Station, China.


J C was a Spirit of Enterprise Nominee 2007 which recognizes individuals/ Business with exceptional entrepreneurial spirit. He is highly influenced by Jack Trout's & Al Ries' 'Positioning' marketing strategy which he adopts extensively in his businesses.


From 2009 – 2012, J C, together with 'Magic Babe' Ning appeared on several television shows around the world including: Channel 8's "Five Stars Carnival", "Asia Uncut", AXN EBuzz, Sony Style TV Magazine, The Amazing Race Asia 4, "Duel Mahakarya Magician" on RCTI, Indonesia TV, Le Plus Grand Cabaret du Monde in Paris, France (2011 & 2012), Itte-Q! and Italian TV, La Grande Magia.


In 2016, J C will perform on Asia's newest and largest cruise liner, Royal Caribbean Cruise Liners', "Ovation of the Seas" as the resident headline entertainer from June to November 2016.


J C runs a number of websites including IllusionBooks.com which is the world’s largest free online resource for illusionists. J C also spearheaded the development of largest single resource on Kabuki Drops, a theatrical curtain drop reveal system MagicKabukiDrop.com. He is also the creator of the Pro Magic Kabuki Drop system that is an original portable, manual Kabuki curtain drop system.